Chicken & Waffles shop Bruxie opens in Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, Calif – Chicken and waffles have arrived in Santa Barbara!

Bruxie held its Grand Opening at Paseo Nuevo in downtown Santa Barbara on Monday. Patrons snacked on waffle sandwiches and seasoned chicken tenders.

“Love to get waffles with chicken because it’s my favorite,” said Lia Otusios.

Bruxie’s menu features hand-crafted chicken tenders and unique waffle sandwiches to desserts and shakes made with real Wisconsin custard according to a news release.

“Bruxie’s unconventional menu is sure to make waves in the restaurant scene in Santa Barbara,” said Bruxie Santa Barbara Franchise Partner, Scott Timpe.

Erica Flores, General Manager of the Santa Barbara location and Santa Barbara native who grew up on the West Side said Bruxie is unlike any other chicken and waffles restaurant.

“It’s a new concept! The way we’re doing it, it’s new! Our waffles are airy, fluffy, crispy,” said Flores. She adds the sauces are also made in the restaurant.  “I think Santa Barbara needs new food and new adventures.”

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